Praia da Rocha

Praia da Rocha

Southern Portugal, Portugal
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Difficulty 6

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Break frequency 3

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108 days a year

Barreling Wave

Wave Direction

Swell Direction

2.0m - 2.5m Swell

Wind Direction

Tide

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general information

A fickle and hollow wave that breaks left over and mixture of sand and reef sea bed at the side of a groyne in the resort town of Portimão. It needs a big swell to set it off.

Wave length

50-100m

Share with

50-99

Best months

September - April

Equipment

Body Board, Short board, Long board

Wave type

Barreling

Access

Standard Paddle

Hazards

Reef/Rock, Rips, Man Made Objects (piers, navigation markers etc)

5 Day Forecast

5 day forecast not available.

Air - Sea - Swell - Wind

  • 3/2 steamer
  • 3/2 steamer
  • 3/2 steamer
  • 3/2 steamer

W

0M / F6

W

0M / F6

NE

0M / F4

W

0M / F5

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